sorry please thank you: short stories by charles yu

Just want to make sure you're aware of Sorry Please Thank You, the latest collection of humorous and heartbreaking short stories by Charles Yu, author of the widely praised novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fiction Universe. I have not read it yet, but the book apparently involves zombies, wizards and other stories about the human condition.

Here's the book trailer:

Here's the publisher's description:
The author of the widely praised debut novel How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe returns with a hilarious, heartbreaking, and utterly original collection of short stories.

A big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem that pales in comparison to his inability to ask a coworker out on a date... A fighter leads his band of virtual warriors, thieves, and wizards across a deadly computer-generated landscape, but does he have what it takes to be a hero? ...A company outsources grief for profit, its slogan: "Don’t feel like having a bad day? Let someone else have it for you."

Drawing from both pop culture and science, Charles Yu is a brilliant observer of contemporary society, and in Sorry Please Thank You he fills his stories with equal parts laugh-out-loud humor and piercing insight into the human condition. He has already garnered comparisons to such masters as Kurt Vonnegut and Douglas Adams, and in this new collection we have resounding proof that he has arrived (via a wormhole in space-time) as a major new voice in American fiction.
For further information about Sorry Please Thank You, and to read an excerpt, head over to the Pantheon Books website here.

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